Ed Kless

Sage
Senior Director of Partner Development and Strategy
ed.kless@sage.com
(214) 675-8792
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Ed Kless joined Sage in July of 2003 and is currently the senior director of partner development and strategy for Sage Business Solutions in North America. He facilitates the Sage Leadership Academy, Sage Consulting Academy and is the liaison to the Sage Leadership Academy Alumni Association.

Prior to joining Sage Software, Ed worked with Tipping Point Advisors, an organization dedicated to the growth and development of software implementation companies. Before that, he co-founded Third Wave Business Systems, a Microsoft Business Solutions Partner, in 1996, which grew to 20 team members and 5 million in revenue. At Third Wave, Ed developed the implementation methodology and managed the front and back office consulting teams.

Ed is senior fellow at the VeraSage Institute, a think tank dedicated to the elimination of the billable hour in all professional organizations. He is a frequent contributor to industry publications and has spoken at many conferences worldwide.

He is the co-host of VoiceAmerica’s radio show The Soul of Enterprise: Business in the Knowledge Economy which spawned the book The Soul of Enterprise: Dialogues on Business in the Knowledge Economy both with Ron Baker.

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About Us: Our software manages accounting, ERP, HR, payroll, payments, assets, construction, and real estate. Our solutions travel with you or stay where you want us—in the cloud, on-premises, or both—giving you the freedom to work where you want. Our customers cover a wide range of small and medium-sized businesses. We support companies out of the home, small businesses with just a few employees, and larger enterprises that distribute across North America. All of our leaders have owned or been part of a small to medium-sized business and have deep roots in technology.

Upcoming Live Webinars

THE GREATEST KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT TOOL IN THE HISTORY OF THE HUMAN RACE

Available Date(s) Friday, October 20, 2017

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CostFREE  CPE Credits1.0 hour  Subject AreaBusiness Management and Organization  Course LevelBasic  Instructional MethodGroup Internet Based  PrerequisitesNone  Advanced PreparationNone      

Archived Webinars Offered

ASKING THE RIGHT QUESTIONS

Date RecordedSeptember 7, 2016  CostFREE  Course Length1.5 hours  Subject AreaSpecialized Knowledge & Applications  Course LevelBasic  Instructional MethodGroup Internet Based  PrerequisitesNone  Advanced PreparationNone     Who should attend?Bookkeeper, CPA - small firm, CPA - medium firm    

CREATING SHARED VISION IN A SMALL FIRM

Date RecordedSeptember 5, 2017  CostFREE  Course Length1.0 hour  Subject AreaPersonal Development  Course LevelBasic  Instructional MethodGroup Internet Based  PrerequisitesNone  Advanced PreparationNone     Who should attend?Bookkeeper, CPA - small firm, CPA - medium firm, Other    

FROM COMPLIANCE TO CONSULTING

Date RecordedSeptember 26, 2017  CostFREE  Course Length1.0 hour  Subject AreaPersonal Development  Course LevelBasic  Instructional MethodGroup Internet Based  PrerequisitesNone  Advanced PreparationNone     Who should attend?Bookkeeper, CPA - small firm, CPA - medium firm, Other    

FUNDAMENTALS OF STRATEGIC PRICING

Date RecordedMay 16, 2016  CostFREE  Course Length1.5 hours  Subject AreaPractice Management (Management Advisory Services)  Course LevelBasic  Instructional MethodGroup Internet Based  PrerequisitesNone  Advanced PreparationNone     Who should attend?CPA - small firm, CPA - medium firm, Other    

INNOVATION BEYOND TECHNOLOGY

Date RecordedAugust 31, 2016  CostFREE  Course Length1.5 hours  Subject AreaPractice Management (Management Advisory Services)  Course LevelBasic  Instructional MethodGroup Internet Based  PrerequisitesNone  Advanced PreparationNone     Who should attend?Bookkeeper, CPA - small firm, CPA - medium firm, Other    

MEASURE WHAT MATTERS

Date RecordedJune 24, 2016  CostFREE  Course Length1.5 hours  Subject AreaPractice Management (Management Advisory Services)  Course LevelBasic  Instructional MethodGroup Internet Based  PrerequisitesNone  Advanced PreparationNone     Who should attend?CPA - small firm, CPA - medium firm, Other    

TOP TEN BUSINESS MYTHS: HOW ACCOUNTING PROFESSIONALS CAN HELP DISPEL THESE MYTHS

Date RecordedSeptember 23, 2016  CostFREE  Course Length1.5 hours  Subject AreaPractice Management (Management Advisory Services)  Course LevelBasic  Instructional MethodGroup Internet Based  PrerequisitesNone  Advanced PreparationNone     Who should attend?Bookkeeper, CPA - small firm, CPA - medium firm    

VALUE PRICING VS THE TIMESHEET: ROUND 12

Date RecordedJune 17, 2016  CostFREE  Course Length1.5 hours  Subject AreaPractice Management (Management Advisory Services)  Course LevelBasic  Instructional MethodGroup Internet Based  PrerequisitesNone  Advanced PreparationNone     Who should attend?CPA - small firm, CPA - medium firm, Other    

ZEN AND THE ART OF CONSULTING

Date RecordedAugust 15, 2016  CostFREE  Course Length1.0 hour  Subject AreaPractice Management (Management Advisory Services)  Course LevelBasic  Instructional MethodGroup Internet Based  PrerequisitesNone  Advanced PreparationNone     Who should attend?Bookkeeper, CPA - small firm, CPA - medium firm, CPA - large firm, Small Business Owner